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Democracy"s reconstruction

Katharine Lawrence Balfour

Democracy"s reconstruction

thinking politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

by Katharine Lawrence Balfour

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Civil rights,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Slavery,
  • Political and social views,
  • Social conditions,
  • African Americans,
  • Critical theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ([143]-188) and indexes.

    StatementLawrie Balfour
    SeriesTransgressing boundaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97.D73 B358 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24892602M
    ISBN 109780195377293
    LC Control Number2010012912

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    The faintest attempts at democratic reconstruction began. But Libya proved to be a failed democratic government before it could even start. Countless individual members of the revolution lusted for power. They saw a chance to assume command of the country, and, as a result, ended up killing each other. This broke down into a new war, one with. Democratization (or democratisation) is the transition to a more democratic political regime, including substantive political changes moving in a democratic may be the transition from an authoritarian regime to a full democracy, a transition from an authoritarian political system to a semi-democracy or transition from a semi-authoritarian political system to a democratic .

    When the American republic was still young, and seemed in the European view to be a daring experiment that might or might not come to anything, Alexis de Tocqueville visited these shores and wrote a book, Democracy in America, which was accepted then and afterward as a brilliant examination of this strange new society. How Democracies Die is a lucid and essential guide to what can happen here.” A New York Times Book Review Best Book Cover of ; answers we're here to get dreamy-eyed about when neighbors were polite to each other because it was easier to abandon Reconstruction than to upset the South by honoring promises to support universal voting.


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